Archive of Past Services

Faces at the Manger: The Shepherds (12/04/11)

Passage: Luke 2:8-20

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Faces at the Manger

When we look into the face of the shepherds at the manger, we see people touched and changed by God, who listened, responded, and returned to share their good news. … read more

Faces at the Manger: The Nameless Ones (11/27/11)

Passage: Luke 2:1-7

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Faces at the Manger

The cosmic significance of the Incarnation is reflected in the common and nameless faces huddled around the Holy Family throughout this experience. … read more

Service is Faith? Who Knew! (11/20/11)

Passage: Matthew 25:31-46

Preacher: Pastor Walt

When we serve our neighbor, especially the needy, we serve Christ. No clearer and more powerful message needs to be given to awaken us to the incredible value and importance of service to the needy. As it tempers our Thanksgiving thinking, it should give it a meaningful direction. … read more

Use Your Gifts (11/13/11)

Passage: Matthew 25:14-30

Preacher: Pastor Walt

This is that classic biblical story about the talents, which communicates a clear lesson that we are to use what God give us to the glory of God. “What’s God given you and how are you using it?” will be the questions of the day! … read more

What You Do With the Dash (11/06/11)

Passage: John 3:1-3

Preacher: Pastor Walt

We will speak about the loving care of our God, who reaches out and sustains us in time of grief, sorrow, uncertainties, and difficulties with tender mercies that reach to life eternal. … read more

Don’t Throw the Baby Out With the Bath Water (10/30/11)

Passage: Matthew 23:1-12

Preacher: Pastor Walt

The reforming spirit has been important in our denomination’s past and continues to be important as we seek to keep our faith and church relevant to the challenges of our times. As we do this, we need to mindful of the deeper truths and keep them secure. … read more

Discipleship: Life in the Deep (10/23/11)

Passage: Galatians 2:19-20

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Discipleship Sermon Series

The person has surrendered his life fully to God, given over all aspects of himself to the Lord, and seeks only to be obedient to God’s will. Sounds like sainthood, the endgame of Wesley’s going onto perfection – nevertheless a worthy directional goals for our humble and all-too-frail efforts at discipleship. … read more

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